Person tries to rob bank inside grocery store

Published On: Mar 19 2013 03:48:19 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 19 2013 09:12:39 PM CDT

March 19, 2013: Investigators are searching for a person who demanded cash from a bank inside a grocery store but didn't get away with any money. Mary Benton reports.


A person tried to rob a bank inside a southwest Houston grocery store on Tuesday afternoon.

Houston police said the Wells Fargo inside the Randalls store on Memorial near Dairy Ashford was held up about 2:50 p.m.

According to the FBI, the person handed over a note demanding cash, but they didn't get away with any.

According to witnesses, the person was heavy-set, but the person's gender was not clear. A detailed description of the person has not been released.

The person did not display a weapon, officials said.

Detectives said the person got away in a green SUV.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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